Exotic Pest Reporting
U of Florida Extension
Proximus stubby-root nematode
Proximus stubby-root nematode (Trichodorus obtusus) is a nematode pest.
"Stubby-root" nematodes can cause a stunted or "stubby" appearing root system. Trichodorus obtusus is one of the most damaging nematodes on turfgrasses, but also may cause damage to other crops.